Under Trump, Red States Continue To Outpace Blue Ones In Jobs

States that voted for President Trump continue to see better job growth than ones that didn’t, data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show.

Job growth in red states clocked a 1 percent annual rate in the first four months of Trump’s presidency, according to Indeed economist Jed Kolko, versus 0.8 percent in blue states.

The trend is a continuation from the last four months of former President Barack Obama’s tenure. Then, red state job growth was 1.9 percent in the 30 states that Trump won, versus 1.6 percent in Clinton states.

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